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GOLF TECHNICAL ARTICLES

Below are a list of archived technical articles related to golf club equipment, fitting, repair and assembly we have written over the years.  Make sure to hit refresh from time to time as more articles will be added.  > Indicates the article contains a video.

Modern Guide to Golf Clubfitting Modern Guide to Golf Clubmaking

Clubfitting

Starting Level Articles

> A Guide to Women's Golf Clubs

> The New Apollo Adjustable Putter Shaft Is The Perfect Clubfitting Solution!

> Graphite Iron Shafts: Are They Right for Your Game?

> Hitting the Ball on the Screws

> Fitting Junior Golf Clubs

> Improve Your Ball Striking and Lower Your Score with Markit Impact Spray

> I Never Met A 7-Wood I didn't Like

> Is Non-tapered or Reduced Taper Grip Sizing Right for You?

> Optimize Your Driver Distance with this Simple Little Test

> Stop Poorly Fitting Your Customers - the Secrets to Golf Club Fitting Are Revealed

> Take a Look At Heavier Graphite Shafts

> The ABC’s of Shaft Flex: No Longer Your Normal ARS’s

> What Club Should I Use, Fairway, Hybrid or Iron?

> What is the Best Golf Shaft for My Game?

Intermediate Level Articles

> A Real Game Changer For Clubmakers – Tour Lock Pro Counterweights

> Fitting Advice for the Acer SHM-2 Counterbalanced Putter

> Is a Low Spin Golf Clubhead or Shaft Right for You?

> The Distance Challenged

> The Dynamic Shaft Fitting Index Explained

> Understanding Shaft Geometry and the Effects on Ball Flight

> What is Shaft Torque?

> What Length Do I Make Junior Clubs?

> What Length Golf Clubs Do You Need?

> Winn to Know What Grip Weight To Use

Advanced Level Articles

> “Draw Bias” Clubheads – Understanding the Principles Behind the Design Feature

> How is the Lie of a Golf Club Measured?

> Putting a Number on Shaft Stiffness

> Understanding the Principles of Gear Effect

> What is the Difference Between Club Conex FUSE-FIT & FAZ-FIT?

Clubmaking

Starting Level Articles

> An In-Depth Look at Putter Grip Sizing

> Brampton Clubmaking Supplies are Easier and More Economical

> Clubmaking 101 – A Word of Caution About Epoxy Application

> Do You Need to Remove All the Paint from a Graphite Shaft Tip?

> Golf Terms & Glossary

> Gripping with a Safer Solvent

> How To Increase Business to Your Clubmaking Shop

> How is the Length of a Golf Club Measured?

> Measuring Clubs the Easy Way - Hireko's Ruler Buddy

> Putter Shaft Terminology

> Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get Hands On Into Clubmaking

> The Nitty Gritty to Cutting Graphite Golf Shafts Efficiently

> What is a Ferrule and Do I Need One?

> What Is a Ribbed Golf Grip?

> What Is the Best Golf Grip Tape for My Shop?

> Why are Clubs Different Lengths?

> Why Are Clubs With Graphite Shafts Clubs Longer Than Those With Steel?

> Why Are Wedges Heavier Than Irons?

> Why Aren't Golf Club Lofts in Nice 4 Degree Increments?

Intermediate Level Articles

> Alternative Trimming – KBS Tour Shafts

> Clubmaking 201: Altering the Recommended Tip Trimming

> Head Weights, Shaft Weights and Balance Points – Oh My!

> How To Align a Curved Putter Shaft

> How to Make an Extended Length, Non-anchored Counterbalanced Putter

> Is Bore Type Relevant in Clubmaking Today?

> Taper Tip Steel Shaft Primer

> The Importance of Weight-Sorting Steel Shafts

> Tip For Swingweighting Taper Tip Steel Shafts With Tip Pins With Video Demonstration!

> What Specifications Make a Good Shaft for Hybrid Clubhead?

Advanced Level Articles

> “Flighting” Golf Shafts

> How To Frequency-Sort Golf Shafts

> Want to Know More Information on Shaft Flexes and Tip Size?

Repair

Starting Level Articles

> Aftermarket versus OEM shafts – Certain “Premium” Shafts May Not Be What They Appear To Be

> How to Install Golf Shaft Extenders

> Installation Tips for Hireko Counterweights

> Replacing Rifle Steel Shafts

> Tips From the Bench: Ferrule Removal

Intermediate Level Articles

> Do You Monster Size Your Grips?

> How to Quiet a Driver's Sound by "Cottoning" It

> How To Remove A Graphite Shaft

> How to Remove a Graphite Shaft Flush with the Hosel

> How to Re-Shaft Callaway Irons

> Working with Brass Shims

Advanced Level Articles

> Boring Out Hosels - Taper Tip Heads and Crocodile Tears

> How to Remove the Ball Bearing from Select Ping Putters

> Removing Steel Shafts Which Broke Off Flush with the Hosel

General

Starting Level Articles

> Clubheads: Material Differences

> Choosing a Golf Shaft: Graphite vs. Steel

> Do Touring Golf Pros Play Graphite Shafts in Their Irons?

> How Did You Stay Cool While Playing Golf in the Extreme Heat?

> How to Gain 15 Extra Yards with One Simple Piece of Equipment

> How To Properly Store Your Clubs In Winter

> Know What Club You Hit From 150 Yards

> Set Up Realistic Goal for Scoring One Hole at a Time

> The Dreaded Chili Dips: Yips with the Chips

> Understanding the difference between pro-line and store-line equipment

> Women's Love 'em or Hate 'em Attitude Toward Cosmetics

> What are the Adjustable Weight Screws for in the Acer XV Golf Club Series?

Intermediate Level Articles

> Center of Gravity Showdown: Hireko vs OEM Drivers

> What is Maraging Steel?


Advanced Level Articles

> So What Exactly is an R Flex Anyway?


Product Reviews

> 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Acer XV Driver Series

> Acer XV Ultimate Thriver - Fairway Seeking Demon

> A Few Additional Tidbits About Aerotech Golf Shafts

> Afordable. Adjustable. Introducting the High Performing Acer XV Fairways & Hybrids

> A New Way to Clean Your Golf Grips

> Apollo Steel Shafts: A More In-Depth Look

> Can the New KBS 610 or Hi Rev 2.0 Wedge Shafts Help Lower Your Score?

> Compare and Contrast the new Acer XV Irons

> Compare and Contrast the new Dynacraft CB and MB Irons

> Improve Your Chipping Technique with the Dynacraft Hindsight Chipper

> Introducing the Graphite Design YS NanoReloaded

> JumboMax Grips: Not All Jumbo Grips are Created Equal

> Serious Shafts for Serious Players: Graphite Design Tour AD Series

> Synchron Vespa Series of Golf Equipment

> The #1 Shaft On Tour, Dynamic Gold Tour Issue

> The Best Kept Secret in Golf is Now Available at Hireko

> The New Acer XK Flipper: A Whole New Product Category

> Transform Your Regular Sneakers Instantly in Golf Shoes!

> Turn Your Dynacraft Bench Ruler Soleplate Into an Accurate Swingweight Calculator

> Two New 2016 SK Fiber Golf Shafts Just Arrived!

> What is a Thriver Mini? Meet the Acer XV's Newest Family Addition- Perfect Off the Tee or Fairway

> What Makes the KBS C-Taper So Special?

> Will I hit the Power Play Juggernaut Driver Further?